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Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Wiped Out 33,000 Jobs Last Month

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Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Wiped Out 33,000 Jobs Last Month

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Economy The economy lost 33,000 jobs in the month of September, after hurricanes Harvey and Irma damaged crucial economies in Florida and Texas. The storms had less of an impact on the unemployment rate, which dropped to 4.2 percent. It’s the first time since 2010 that the employment market has …

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